Definition of Valley in English :

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Valley meaning in English

Meaning of Valley in English

Pronunciation of Valley in English

Valley pronunciation in English

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see synonyms of valley


1. vale, valley

a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of valley
a long depression in the land surface, usually containing a river, formed by erosion or by movements in the earth's crust
the broad area drained by a single river system
the Thames valley
any elongated depression resembling a valley
the junction of a roof slope with another or with a wall
5. (modifier)
relating to or proceeding by way of a valley
a valley railway

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see synonyms of valley
nounWord forms: plural ˈvalleys
a stretch of low land lying between hills or mountains and usually having a river or stream flowing through it
the land drained or watered by a great river system
the Mississippi valley
any long dip or hollow, as the trough of a wave
4.  Architecture
the trough formed where two slopes of a roof meet, or where the roof meets a wall

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see synonyms of valley
n. pl. val·leys
1. An elongated lowland between ranges of mountains, hills, or other uplands, often having a river or stream running along the bottom.
2. An extensive area of land drained or irrigated by a river system.
3. A depression or hollow resembling or suggesting a valley, as the point at which the two slopes of a roof meet.

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